Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.51
Liaison Karen Eckert, Ph.D.
Submission Date March 5, 2021
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STARS v2.1

Principia College
OP-14: Office Paper Purchasing

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.40 / 1.00 Ward Patterson
Mail and Copy
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Total expenditures on office paper :
7,000 US/Canadian $

Expenditures on office paper with the following levels of post-consumer recycled, agricultural residue, and/or FSC certified content::
Expenditure Per Level
10-29 percent 0 US/Canadian $
30-49 percent 7,000 US/Canadian $
50-69 percent 0 US/Canadian $
70-89 percent (or FSC Mix label) 0 US/Canadian $
90-100 percent (or FSC Recycled label) 0 US/Canadian $

Percentage of expenditures on office paper that is 90-100 percent post-consumer recycled and/or agricultural residue content and/or FSC Recycled label:

A brief description of the time period from which the figures reported above are drawn (i.e. one-year time period or representative sample):

Academic year 2019-2020 (pre-COVID)
For the current academic year (2020-2021), costs have fallen to $2680 due to (partial) remote instruction and a concerted effort on the part of Admissions and the Registrar to (finally) go digital.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

We partner with PrintReLeaf ("a Certification System and Software Platform for Automated Global Reforestation") to offset the emissions from our paper use, see https://printreleaf.com/

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